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style
Brewed by Caledonian (Heineken UK)
Style: Bitter
Edinburgh, Scotland
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 134   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.01/5   EST. CALORIES: 123   ABV: 4.1%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask: Regular.

Russet-brown best bitter with a malty fruit aroma and a good balance of dryness.

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3.2
DruncanVeasey (8260) - Nr NUNEATON, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - MAY 9, 2009
The Turk’s Head, Tynemouth. Deep cream collar on clear chestnut. Butter biscuit, cask wood, milkly hazelnut and chocolate aroma. Soft, still and silky with biscuit, faint toffee and hazelnut. Some very subtle sultana fruitiness. Delicate smoke and chocolate afters. Mild-like, slight and pleasant.

3.6
wheresthepath (2374) - Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - APR 21, 2009
[Cask at The Castle, Castleton] Deep, inviting brown colour with a thick creamy head. Sweet malt and toffee dominate, with fruit vinous flavours swirling around the edges. Sweet, yet dry and sour at the same time. Good stuff!

3.4
Maverick34 (3286) - New York, USA - APR 19, 2009
Draft. Pours a nice creamy brown with toffee and caramels to taste. Very good, and very well done for my $.

3.6
Fin (10823) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - DEC 29, 2008
Cask at The Bell, Banbury, Oxon 28-12-08. Had three pints of this and found it most enjoyable. Poured mid brown but with good clarity and with a nice white head. Good full on fruity malty beer, little bit of soft fudge and toffee and a nice bitterness. Really decent and in great nick. A6 A5 F7 P4 OV14

2.7
Rune (13372) - Tromsø, NORWAY - NOV 1, 2008
Half pint served at a perfect temperature at Cask & Barrel, Edinburgh. Clear, amber body under a white, lacing-head. Rather discreet floral-malty aroma. Caramel malts in flavour, becoming gradually more bitter towards the ending. Foamy in the mouth (23.10.2008).

3.3
hughie (3996) - Bedford, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - OCT 26, 2008
Cask, gravity, at Wellington Arms, Bedford, in the Welly Winter Festival of Ale. Amber. Buttery aroma. Sweet fruity taste with mid bitter finish. Very nice,

2.8
JK54B (1602) - Helsinki, FINLAND - SEP 30, 2008
Tasted at Gallows Bird RALE 05. Dark copper brown colour. Some hints of toffee and vanillium in the taste. Also some fruitiness.

3.4
yespr (47048) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - SEP 14, 2008
Perhaps herok and howels single malt From cask. Pours clear and golden orange with a fully gone head. Dry malty and slight spiced aroma. Smooth and malty flavour with a mild breadish touch. Medium dry and slight bitter finish. Nice one.

2.6
KimJohansen (10511) - Frederiksberg C, DENMARK - SEP 13, 2008
Clear dark amber with tiny off white head. Sweet fruity aroma with toasted malt and caramel notes. Sweet and somewhat earthy flavour with caramel notes. Ends sweet.

3.4
AskForJenny (1086) - Ontario, New York, USA - SEP 8, 2008
Pint on tap at The Drum and Monkey in Glasgow. Copper color with light tan head. Creamy taste with a whisky malt nose. Really pleasant, with malty mouthfeel and Scotch whisky finish.


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